Welcome, Vermont Quilt Festival!

nido_VermontQuiltFestival_R1Welcome, quilters! The Vermont Quilt Festival is this weekend, JUNE 24 thru 26 at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vermont. VQF is celebrating its 40th year with exhibits and classes all weekend long including fabric dyeing, machine quilting, appliqué, and a pretty stunning quilt exhibit from Gwen Marston.

nido will be hosting some great events and sales this weekend in honor of VQF. Visit nido this Thursday through Sunday and enjoy June Shen Epstein’s Modern Quilt Interpretations display, showcasing her whimsical and colorful modern quilts.

Opening reception will be held at nido on Friday June 24th from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Enjoy light refreshments, drinks and special event giveaways!

All of nido’s regularly priced quilting cottons are available at only $8.25 for whole yard cuts and all Sale quilting cottons are available at only $7.00 for whole yard cuts.

VQF goers can take advantage of nido’s great fabric sale in both our brick and mortar and online shops. We look forward to seeing you this weekend!

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Hello, Summer and the Quince & Co. Kestrel 2016 Trunk Show!

The Quince & Co. Kestrel 2016 linen trunk show is on display at nido for the next two weeks! quince-co-tamsin-dawn-catanzaro-knitting-pattern-kestrel-1sq_1024x1024quince-co-jessamin-melissa-labarre-knitting-pattern-kestrel-2sq_1024x1024quince-co-bridie-bristol-ivy-knitting-pattern-kestrel-3sq_1024x1024quince-co-adelaide-cecily-glowik-macdonald-knitting-pattern-kestrel-5sq_1024x1024Come try on all 4 of the new Kestrel designs: Tamsin, Jessamin, Bridie, and Adelaide, all perfect for knitting and wearing in warmer months. These pieces have the most incredible drape and texture, thanks to Quince & Co.’s organic linen, spun with a ribbon-like structure. These quick knits will have you ready for summer picnics, days at the lake, and endless moments of sunshine!

*photos courtesy of Quince & Co.

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Modern Quilt Interpretations

nido is excited to announce that we will be hosting June Shen-Epstein of Junie Baby Designs for a quilt show.
Math Class - 33" x 42"
JuneArtistPhotoFeather Study 1 - 28" x 29"
June, nido’s very own sewing maven and teacher extraordinaire, will be displaying her modern quilts at the shop from Friday June 24th – Sunday June 26th. With her whimsical and colorful aesthetic, June’s quilts are pleasing to the eye and hand AND are not to be missed!

Giveaways for opening receptionOpening reception will be held at nido on Friday June 24th from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Enjoy light refreshments, drinks and special event giveaways!

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June Trunk Show: Madder Anthology I

DSC_4219_medium2nido welcomes the Madder Anthology 1: Camilla, Sibella, Imogen & Beatrice to the shop for the month of June.

A few of our favorites:

DSC_4367_medium2Beatrice Cardigan in Quince & Co. Lark

DSC_4599_medium2Camilla Babe in Quince & Co. Lark + Camilla Blanket in Quince & Co. Osprey

DSC_9651_medium2Sibella Cowl in Quince & Co. Tern

Come try on these lovely pieces and find your favorite!

*photos courtesy of Carrie Bostick Hoge.

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making no.1/flora

Approach with caution, you will want to make everything!

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Kids Summer Crochet Club!

nido is offering a weekly crochet class for kids ages 7 – 13 this summer! Join us Monday’s from 2:00 – 4:00 as we learn how to crochet, starting by completing simple flat projects, three dimensional projects and eventually working our way up to a stuffed softie.
crochetgarlandWe know that summer is a busy time for everyone, so we are offering 8 classes for the price of 6. Come to all 8 classes or pick and choose what best accommodates your summer plans. Our curriculum has been chosen carefully so that if a child misses a class he or she won’t miss a beat.

Class is limited to 8 students. $205.00 *includes a $40.00 materials fee

Monday’s June 20th – August 15th 2:00 – 4:00 * NO CLASS on the 4th of July

Stop by the shop or give us a call to register today! 802-881-0068

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YOTH + Magpie Fibers RSVP

magpie12In just 2 weeks, Yarn on the House and Magpie Fibers will be at nido for a trunk show with their lovely yarns!

Meet these two phenomenal fiber artisans and enjoy trunk show exclusives, including a new limited edition project kit, samples, and giveaway prizes.

Come nibble on treats while you shop these exclusive yarns that are sure to be your next favorites!

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YOTH + Magpie Fibers Trunk Show
Wednesday, June 1st
6:00 – 8:00pm
RSVP here.

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Spots are still available in their technique classes:

Mosaic Colorwork Basics
Thursday, June 2nd
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Dami will be teaching “Mosaic Basics.” Her course will focus on colorwork basics, to teach you the know-how to master the beautiful art of mosaic knitting. You will be amazed at how easy it is to use slipped stitches, knits and purls to create stunning colorwork motifs without the fuss.

Ve’s Tips & Tricks
Thursday, June 2nd
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Veronika from YOTH will be teaching “Ve’s Tips & Tricks,” a fun talk on Ve’s favorite knitting secrets! She will chat about various techniques, helpful tips and useful resources she uses to help take your knitting from homemade to handcrafted.

We look forward to seeing you there!

*photos courtesy of YOTH and Magpie Fibers.

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Me-Made-May with Stephanie!

Hello, May! nido welcomes May with open arms as crafters and creators celebrate Me-Made-May, a month-long commitment to wear our handmade garments. During the month of May, participants pledge to wear handmade as a challenge to integrate those creations into daily life, complete unfinished projects, and encourage the handmade.

Stephanie has pledged to wear handmade…everyday! We all know Stephanie’s keen eye for lovely knit patterns and we are so excited to share her creations here all month long.

c7915d13-4bd4-4b9a-977b-3ccdb152e6cfHooray Cardigan out of MadelineTosh DK

IMG_4106Steph models her favorite Crew sweater out of Plucky Knitter Primo. Steph suggests Dirty Water Dye Works Edna for a future Crew project. 

steph9April out of Quince & Co. Piper

Come by the shop and share your Me-Made-May wears with us!

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Coastal Knits Trunk Show

May’s featured trunk show is Coastal Knits and Coastal Kids from Never Not Knitting!

Rocky CoastKnitting designers Alana Dakos and Hannah Fettig have created ten designs inspired by their beautiful coastlines. Alana calls California home and Hannah draws inspiration from the coast of Maine.
Mini Waters EdgeEach design captures the essence of their favorite local destinations through stunning photographs and descriptions on the location’s special meaning to them.

A shop favorite, The Bayside Raglan Pullover out of Quince & Co.’s Sparrow Linen.


Welcome Coastal Knits and Spring knitting!

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trunk show: Scarves etc. 5 from Quince and Co.

Scarves Etc. 5 Trunk Show is now at nido!

quince-co-nascha-andrea-mowry-knitting-pattern-9904-sq_1024x1024This lovely collection of scarves, shawls, and ponchos features a variety of designs for all types of scarf weather needs: Lightweight and airy, textured and embellished, to colorful and bold knits. A scarf for all occasions!Scarves_5_5quince-co-waves-in-lace-peggy-blechman-knitting-pattern_1-8016-sq_f2129cdf-e52e-4f91-a0c1-bd79df2ebc5a_1024x1024quince-co-marika-noriko-ho-knitting-pattern_1-7926-sq_a6bc0431-3e25-4db2-8ed2-357389f830dc_1024x1024The Scarves, etc. 5 Trunk show will be at nido through May 15th. Come try on your favorites!

*photos courtesy of Quince and Co.

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